Degrees and Certificates

Students with a previous degree or Human Services coursework should verify transfer of credits before enrolling in courses.

Each area of study contains a core list of Human Services requirements. To earn a certificate in the Human Services program, students must complete these core requirements and other specialized coursework.

To earn an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree, a student must also complete a minimum of 20 additional hours of general education classes, along with other specialized coursework. 

Human Services Degrees and Certificates:

Educational Advancement Opportunities - 3+1 with National Lewis University in Human Services:

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Human Services

  • AAS Human Services Generalist/BA Human Services
  • AAS Addictions Counseling/BA Human Services

Degree Information 

Certificate Information

Enrollment Data, Student Retention, and Student Pass Rate

CADC Exam Pass Rate

Gainful Employment Information

View information about this program, including estimated cost and employment opportunities.

Contact Information

Jason Florin, MHS, CAADC, MISA I, SAP, Associate Professor, Coordinator
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2603C, (630) 942-2043

Andrea Polites, MSW, LCSW, ICDVP, CADC
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2603B, (630) 942-2103

Julie Trytek, LCPC, CADC, Instructor
Berg Instructional Center (BIC) 2603B, (630) 942-2328

Carrie Bills, M.S., Human Services Program Advisor, Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2603, (630) 942-3248

Human Services Adjunct Faculty

Health and Sciences Division

Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2616, (630) 942-2010

Faculty Spotlight

  • Jason Florin

    Jason FlorinHuman Services

    "There are so many positive things happening at the school, so many great minds and ideas," Jason Florin said. "I find working with the faculty at the College to be a great inspiration, and of course the students. Their energy and enthusiasm to make a difference is an endless supply of inspiration." 

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  • Andrea Polites

    Andrea PolitesHuman Services

    "I am committed to providing a learning environment that is both exciting and challenging - one that empowers both me and my students to participate in the learning process."

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  • Julie Trytek

    Julie TrytekHuman Services

    “I thoroughly enjoy working with students and challenging them to challenge themselves. I appreciate watching them transform, grow and develop as they strive toward bettering themselves and their future."

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  • Bruce Sewick

    Bruce SewickHuman Services

    "I share real-life examples and help foster critical thinking skills so necessary for our work. We save lives by providing services and support to people who otherwise might not be able to live successfully without our help."

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  • Naveeda Athar

    Naveeda AtharHuman Services

    "The drive to achieve higher education inspires me. It is a great value for me and I am always driven to gain more knowledge through research and through general interactions with others."

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